October 31, 1937 ~ June 18, 2006
Betty J. York Medcalf, 68, born in Mt. Vernon, IN. passed away Sunday afternoon, June 18th in San Antonio, TX. Betty was a loving and devoted wife to a career military man. She served her community as a Licensed Vocational Nurse for numerous years. Betty believed life was a gift. She loved her family and friends and enjoyed every opportunity to be with those lives that she touched. Her strength, laughter, and continuous love of family was an inspiration to all. She is survived by her husband, William E. Medcalf and their three children and spouses: Cheryl and Stewart Burns of Smithville, TX. William D. and Sharon Medcalf of Papillion, NE., and Gregory A. Medcalf of San Antonio, TX. A step-daughter, Sarah Kay and Dave Ramsay of Portage, IN., four sisters and one brother: Carolyn Shuck, Judy Winiger, Patricia Koontz, Connie Thompson, and Robert C. York, all of Mt. Vernon, IN. Eleven grandchildren: Kristin, Allison, Katelyn, Kyle, Emily, Jennifer, Stephanie, Benjamin, Michael, Melissa, and Tally; three great-grandchildren, Ryan, Lauren, and Kelcey; numerous nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert J. & Harriet York, two brothers, and two sisters. A Private Memorial Service for Betty's family was held at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. The family appreciates memorials made to the charity of your choice. To leave a note for the family, go to meadowlawn.net and select Obituaries. Arrangements by Meadowlawn Crematory and American Mortuary.